More entries in Open Heart Extra


3dab28e39c0464bdd2ca27a86c5

Posted

One of the things that’s helped me from not getting too trapped in our cultural models is that I do travel a great deal in other cultures. And in other cultures I’m always surprised at how different the feelings are... Read more>
e6251210968393b59b2d88532c8

Posted

My view has evolved to seeing death — the moment of death — as a ceremony. If people are sitting with you to help as you are going through this dying ceremony, help them to see you as the soul you truly are, not... Read more>
5V6A8844

Posted

Artwork by H. Spencer Young (http://www.hspenceryoung.com/)   When I start to get angry, I see my predicament and how I’m getting caught in expectations and righteousness. Learning to give up anger has... Read more>
mandalaart'

Posted

Question: If a Western man were to become totally enlightened, what would happen to other people and to his feelings, especially lovers? Ram Dass: Let me start with the word "love" for a moment. I think there is a... Read more>
4336dafe2940e5fd375924dcea0

Posted

Aging gives us a chance to learn to use the shadows in our life as vehicles for our awakening — and the longest shadow of all is death. How you relate to death is the key spiritual work of aging. And how you see death... Read more>
c8a2520bccba95a813a0eba956d

Posted

One way to get free of attachment is to cultivate the witness consciousness, to become a neutral observer of your own life. The witness place inside you is simple awareness, the part of you that is aware of everything... Read more>